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Top 10 Steps to Grow Taller

Your height is determined by your genetics and by environmental factors. You can calculate your approximate height by adding your mother and father’s height, then add 5 inches for males or subtract 5 inches for females and dividing the total by 2. This value is your...

Low Level (Cold) Laser and Concussion

Traumatic brain injuries are a growing concern with more than 1.3 million Canadians living with brain injuries today. Six Canadians suffer from a concussion every hour. Concussion occurs when an external force injures the brain, either through direct impact or by...

How to Pick the Right Pair of Shoes for your Feet

Since we spend many hours every day on our feet, picking the right pair of shoes is very important.   Shoes that are not fitted correctly can cause muscle fatigue, blisters and calluses.  Furthermore, these problems can eventually lead to knee and back pain.  Choosing...

How Cold Laser Therapy Can Help Your Joint Pain

By Dr. Kenny Chan Cold Laser Therapy, also known as Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), is the use of therapeutic laser light to provide relief from pain, eliminate inflammation (swelling) or to repair damaged tissues. LLLT is entirely non-invasive and has a wide range of...

Shockwave Therapy Maybe the Answer to your Nagging Injury

In today’s world, the daily life of repetitive movements, prolonged weight bearing (bad) postures and lack of exercises eventually causes muscle and tendon strains. The lack of treatment over a long period of time leads to chronic inflammation and pain. Shockwave...

Scoliosis in Children

Approximately three out of every 100 people have some form of scoliosis. Scoliosis can occur in child or in adults, most likely due to degenerative changes. In this article, we will be focusing on scoliosis in children. Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine....

Backpacks Can Affect Your Children’s Health

BACKPACKS CAN AFFECT YOUR CHILDREN’S HEALTH by Dr. Kenny Chan As summer ends and fall is approaching, the start of another school year begins. As we shop for new school supplies and new clothing, we must also keep in mind our children’s backpack. There are an alarming...

How can Chiropractors help in Concussions?

Concussions are taken a lot more seriously now than ever before especially in professional sports. Concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results in swelling of the brain. It usually occurs from a direct trauma to the head or when a violent head movement that...

A Simple Stretch may help your chronic Back Pain

In my practice, I have noticed that many of my chronic back pain patients have tight hamstrings. The hamstring is a muscle that runs from your lower buttock to the back of the knee on each leg. Simply stretching the hamstring may help or even cure your lower back...

Can Drinking Water Decrease Your Back Pain?

It is hard to imagine how simply drinking water can help decrease your back pain. Therefore, I have written this article to help you understand how important water is to you spine. During the summer when the weather is hot, I noticed that patients with back pain may...